Leading analysts, consultants, and practitioners from a dozen countries explore the latest content technology technologies, trends, and practices – Preliminary program now available

Joy Blake Scott
Longleaf Public Relations
Jeffrey Arcuri
Lighthouse Seminars

Cambridge, MA, February 23, 2005. The Gilbane Report and Lighthouse Seminars announced that the Gilbane Conference on Content Management Technologies to take place in Amsterdam at the RAI Centre, 24-26 May 2005, includes an unprecedented gathering of international experts in content management technologies. The preliminary program for the conference is available at:

The Gilbane Conferences provide vendor neutral educational information for IT managers, system architects, and technically oriented business and project managers. At our Amsterdam conference, experts from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, the United Kingdom, the US, and more, will cover a broad range of content management technologies including:

  • enterprise and web content management
  • intranets, knowledge management, and collaboration
  • enterprise search, categorization and taxonomies
  • document management & compliance
  • and many other technologies for creating, managing and delivering with enterprise content

“Our educational conferences includes everything IT Strategists and project teams need to know in a hype-free environment and offer insights into existing and upcoming technologies necessary to implement content management applications,” said Frank Gilbane, Conference Chair. “Nothing can compare with the rich in-depth learning experience of being surrounded by subject matter experts and industry colleagues from all over the globe who are at various stages of implementing initial, or second or third projects that you can learn from”.

As an added bonus, attendees of the Gilbane Conference will be able to attend sessions at the co-located XTech 2005, giving attendees of both events unprecedented educational and networking opportunities. Formerly known as the XML Europe conference, XTech has widened its scope to incorporate neighboring technologies from the web and business. As well as XML, XTech 2005 will cover web development, browsers, open data, the semantic web and more. www.xtech-conference.org/

Justsystem is the Diamond sponsor of the Gilbane Conference. Adobe Systems, and Blast Radius/XMetal are Gold sponsors. Other exhibitors to date include: Antenna House, Astoria Software, AuthorIT, DataDirect Technologies, Fast Search & Transfer (FAST) Corporation, O’Reilly, Percussion Software, Quark, Quasar Technologies, Syncro Soft/oXygen, and Vamosa.

Additional Gilbane conferences in 2005 include: San Francisco, April 11-13, and Boston November 29 – December 1. For customer testimonials and more information see: www.gilbane.com/conferences/overview.html

About Bluebill Advisors, The Gilbane Report 
Bluebill Advisors, Inc. and the Gilbane Report serve the content management community with vendor neutral publications, conferences and consulting services. They also administer the Content Technology Works program disseminating best practices with partners Software AG (TECdax:SOW), Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ:SUNW), Artesia Technologies, Atomz, Astoria Software, ClearStory Systems (OTCBB:INCC), Context Media, Convera (NASDAQ:CNVR), IBM (NYSE:IBM), Open Text (NASDAQ:OTEX), Trados, Vasont, and Vignette (NASDAQ:VIGN). www.gilbane.com.

About Lighthouse Seminars 
Lighthouse Seminars’ events cover information technologies and “content technologies” in particular. These include content management of all types, digital asset management, document management, web content management, enterprise portals, enterprise search, web and multi-channel publishing, electronic forms, authoring, content and information integration, information architecture, and e-catalogs. www.lighthouseseminars.com